5 things to do in Greater Palm Springs this weekend

You worked hard all week, survived the rain, and now you’re ready to unwind with the weekend.  Here are five things happening in the Greater Palm Springs area you might want to check out.

Mike Epps – Friday

The stand up comic and Day-Day Jones from the Friday flicks hits Spotlight 29 for an 8 pm performance.  Tickets start at $45.

(Spotlight 29 Casino)

Smokey Robinson – Friday

The Motown legend takes to the stage at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino’s Special Events Center for an 8 pm show.  You will surely hear hits like “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me”, “I Second That Emotion,” “Ooo Baby Baby,” “The Tracks Of My Tears,” and, man, does he have a bunch of huge hits.  Tickets run $29 to $59.

(Fantasy Springs)

Live Music at the Brewery – Friday


Rough and Tumble performs at La Quinta Brewing Company’s Palm Desert location from 7 to 9 pm.  Enjoy some live music while sippin’ on am Even Par IPA.

(La Quinta Brewing Company)

Ice Skating – Friday to Sunday

(Instagram / The River)

It’s the last weekend of the ice rink at the River in Rancho Mirage.   Admission for skating sessions is $15 per person, which includes skate rental.

(The River)

James Corwin – Friday to Sunday

(James Corwin / The Living Desert)

The wildlife artist’s work will be on display at a pop-up gallery at the Living Desert. Not only can you check out the oil paintings, but there will also be refreshments and live music.  Checking out the gallery, which will be on display Friday – Sunday from 11 am – 3 pm, is free with your paid Living Desert admission.

(The Living Desert)

Something we missed?  Let us know about it in the comments.